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- Hg2 2011; US$ 12.00
Kazakhstan is thriving it is fast becoming the business hub of Central Asia. Petro-dollars are flowing through the traditional and modern capitals of Almaty and Astana and businesses, tourists and investors are flocking there in droves. To cater to this smart hotels, gourmet restaurants and fast-paced bars are springing up in both cities. The... more...
- Hamburger Edition HIS 2014; US$ 25.45
Stalins Sowjetunion duldete keine Nomaden. Die im Land umherziehende Bevölkerung war weder politisch noch ökonomisch kontrollierbar. Staatliche Herrschaft ließ sich unter diesen Umständen kaum durchsetzen. So begannen die Bolschewiki Ende der 1920er Jahre mit der konsequenten Unterwerfung der multiethnischen Bevölkerung Kasachstans mittels Sesshaftmachung,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
Presenting an overview of post-Soviet Kazakhstan, focusing in particular on the attempts to build a national state, this book argues that Russification and Sovietization were not simply 'top-down' processes. It shows that they provide considerable scope for local initiatives, and that Soviet ethnically-based affirmative action policies have had a... more...
- Profile Books 2012; US$ 11.98
The only thing most people know about Kazakhstan is that it is homeland to Borat - and he isn't even real. Actually this vast place - the last unknown inhabited country in the world - is far more surprising and entertaining. For one thing, it is as varied as Europe, combining stupendous wealth, grinding poverty, exotic traditions and a mad dash for... more...
- Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 2010; US$ 18.99
At the outset of independence 18 years ago, Kazakhstan's leaders promised that the country's rich natural resources, with oil and gas reserves among the largest in the world, would soon bring economic prosperity. It appeared that democracy was beginning to take hold in this newly independent state. Nearly two decades later, Kazakhstan has achieved... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 160.00
This study concentrates upon the socio-political and nationalist views of three influential representatives of the early twentieth-century Kazak intelligentsia: Alikhan Bokeilhanov, Akhmet Baitursynov, and Mukhamedzhan Seralin. The resulting discourse on literature, education, and politics shaped the Kazak nationalist movement before 1920. This study... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 195.00
Offers a reconstruction of the social, cultural and legal history of the Middle Horde Kazakh steppe in the 19th century using largely untapped archival records from Kazakhstan and Russia and contemporary reports. more...